|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||March 3, 2015|
University of Winnipeg
OP-2: Outdoor Air Quality
|0.50 / 1.00||
Does the institution have policies and/or guidelines in place to improve outdoor air quality and minimize air pollutant emissions from mobile sources?:
A brief description of the policies and/or guidelines to improve outdoor air quality and minimize air pollutant emissions from mobile sources:
The University of Winnipeg passed its Air Quality Management Policy in January of 2007. The policy "establishes a framework within which the University will incorporate air quality management into its overall sustainability management system. Moreover, this Policy aims to encourage the improvement of air quality and maintenance of high air quality through the adoption of technologies that reduce air pollution, and reduction of technologies that damage air quality,in, on and around all University facilities.
A relevant goal under to policy is, "To encourage the development and use of modes of transportation by students, administration and faculty that incurs progressively less emission of pollutants and GHGs per passenger kilometer."
Has the institution completed an inventory of significant air emissions from stationary sources on campus?:
A brief description of the methodology(ies) the institution used to complete its air emissions inventory:
Weight of the following categories of air emissions from stationary sources::
|Weight of Emissions|
|Nitrogen oxides (NOx)||---|
|Sulfur oxides (SOx)||---|
|Carbon monoxide (CO)||---|
|Particulate matter (PM)||---|
|Hazardous air pollutants (HAPs)||---|
|Ozone-depleting compounds (ODCs)||---|
|Other standard categories of air emissions identified in permits and/or regulations||---|
A brief description of the institution’s initiatives to minimize air pollutant emissions from stationary sources, including efforts made during the previous three years:
The website URL where information about the institution’s outdoor air quality policies, guidelines or inventory is available:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.